Specialists in

We  offer a comprehensive range of services, specialising in planning, architecture, heritage, urban design, and  rural development

We provide our clients with expert advice on a range of architectural and planning issues encompassing small scale developments through to large schemes.

Planning Design Team
 

Our knowledge & experience of the planning system can identify opportunities and unlock development potential.

Our team of Chartered Town Planners has a wealth of experience preparing development appraisals, planning applications, appeals and Local & Neighbourhood Plans. We offer honest, impartial advice for any project.

» Planning Services

We are passionate about good architecture, believing it can add value and enhance people’s lives.

Our approachable and experienced team comprises RIBA Chartered Architects, architectural assistants, designers and technicians. Our architects have true international expertise having worked on large scale projects in Russia, Germany, Spain and the United States as well as across the UK.

With a wealth of experience working with homeowners, developers and the public sector we can take your project from conception through to completion, maximising its full potential.

» Architectural  Services

We recognise that historic buildings and landscapes are intrinsic to our sense of place and identity. Restoring and better revealing their significance can add considerable value to a project.

We have considerable experience of developments involving Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas and World Heritage sites.

» Heritage & Conservation Services

Urban Design is the designing of towns, villages, streets and spaces. We are committed to creating places where people want to live, work and play.

Our approach is to combine an understanding of place with commercial awareness and practical know-how; creating proposals which are aspirational yet deliverable.

» Urban Design Services

We have vast experience of working on rural projects for homeowners, landowners and farmers in rural areas including rural housing development, barn conversions (both via a planning application and Class Q) and farm diversification schemes.

We can provide you with expert advice on issues to be taken into account prior to submission of your application through to receiving the decision.

» Rural Development

Have you had planning permission refused? We can help.

We have extensive experience of the many types of planning appeals, from written representations to informal hearings and public inquiries.

» Appeals

Plans
Finished project

We worked with the local planning authority, Derbyshire Dales District Council to prepare a truly individual design that took precedent from the street’s alternating profiles of gables fronting the highway and running parallel.

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Woodland wonders at Callow Hall

We successfully secured planning permission for an exciting new development of 11 ‘Wildhive’ woodland cabins at Callow Hall, Derbyshire.
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Ambitious plans for Becketwell move forward

Joseph Cattmull, Architectural Technologist at Planning & Design Practice Ltd talks about the ambitious plans for the Becketwell area of Derby, as redevelopment plans take a major step forward.
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Towering ambition for Sheffield city centre

Sheffield City Council continue to demonstrate ambition for the city centre, having granted a mixed use development involving the creation of student accommodation and retention of existing retail space on the first two floors of a tower block located at 50 High Street.
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Paragraph 79

We recently submitted a planning application for the demolition of steel frame buildings and the construction of a new dwelling. The application was submitted under Paragraph 79 of the National Planning Policy Framework, which allows for new houses in the countryside which are considered to be of exceptional quality.
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The retirement of Architect Richard Rogers

Following the announcement of his retirement, Tina Humphreys, Architectural Assistant from Planning Design looks back at the influential and illustrious career of Architect Richard Rogers.
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Future Homes Standard 2020

Architect Fernando Collado Lopez from Planning Design talks us through the implications and opportunities of the government's Future Homes Standard 2020.

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